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Discussion of ‘Metamorphic PT and retrograde path of high-pressure Barrovian metamorphic zones near Cairn Leuchan, Caledonian orogen, Scotland’

  • D. R. Viete (a1), G. J. H. Oliver (a2) and S. A. Wilde (a3)
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D. R. Viete, G. J. H. Oliver and S. A. Wilde comment: First, we would like to commend Aoki et al. (2013) on a careful study and thought-provoking manuscript. Their interpretation of the Barrovian metamorphism as a fundamentally retrograde feature offers a refreshing alternative to the more conventional ‘peak-metamorphic’ models.

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